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Biking Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Biking.

Tips for Buying the Right Bicycle

Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t...  Read more

How to Use the Stationary Bike

If you’ve never tried a stationary bike, you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stationary bike is a low-impact option that's easy on your joints. Types of Bikes...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Biking to Work

It makes perfect sense. Instead of driving to work and back each day—which uses gas and does absolutely nothing for your rear or your stress level—you bike your way to work, miss the traffic, burn some calories, get an energy boost, and s...  Read more

Bicycle Safety Tips

Whether you want to cut down on pollution or you want to get in shape, riding a bike is a great way to get around. But your trip could end in tragedy if you don’t ride safely. Just like driving a vehicle on the road, cyclists must observe what&...  Read more

Return to the Outdoors with Your Bike

With the weather nice and warm, now is as good a time as ever to get yourself and those you love outside! Is there a better way to exercise than to be out in the warm sunshine, feeling that cool breeze cross over you? Dust off your bike, bring th...  Read more

Whoops! Bike Accident.
Updated 7/29/2014 5:01:31 PM

Now, the rode I am living on has been under construction due to a new sewer system. About 3 weeks ago, they finally put the first layer of pavement for the road. They haven't put in the second layer, so there's about an inch or two between the road...  Read more

Is riding a bike good exercise?
Updated 7/27/2014 10:24:45 PM

I am buying a bike next week and plan on riding it often. Right now for most of my exercise I walk. I am wondering how good of an exercise bike riding is?...  Read more

Virtual bike race
Updated 7/23/2014 6:25:31 AM

How about a 5 or 10k virtual bike race along the lines of the 5k race? ...  Read more

Exercise Bike Technical Difficulty...
Updated 7/15/2014 9:38:30 PM

So I've been using this exercise bike my boyfriend's dad saved from the basement. It's pretty old, and the display that shows speed/mileage/etc doesn't work because the wires are frayed. I've been having to guess at my speed when imputting the exerci...  Read more

Biking Challenge....July 2014
Updated 7/30/2014 10:10:24 PM

This challenge is to ride your bike, whether it be outdoors, a stationary or a recumbent bike doesn't matter, just as long as you ride. We all set our own goal distance and as we ride we add the miles on by copying and pasting the LAST post to...  Read more

Ride to TV shows

I ride my bike to my favorite shows..I make my self get on the bike to watch t.v. 332...  Read more

Bike Commute

Ride your bike to work, or combine a bike ride with public transportation....  Read more

Spark Motorcycle Club

Do you like to ride or ride with a partner? Love cruisers, sport bikes, off-roads, and everything in between? Want to get and stay fit with fellow riders? Then this is the place for you!...  Read more

Will You Ride Your Bike to Work This Friday?

This Friday, May 15, is National Bike-to-Work Day, one of many events scheduled to celebrate Bike Month.SELF magazine is celebrating National Bike Month by showing how bicycling can slim you down, save you money and safeguard the environment. Whethe...  Read more

Bike It Forward with Schwinn--and Win a Bike for Yourself, Too

This contest is now closed. The winner is: STARGIRL_46. Congratulations! The Bike Month festivities continue. You were so stoked about last week's bike giveaway that we found a second bike to give away. WooHoo! Schwinn has generously of...  Read more

Biking, biking, biking ...

Hubby & I rode on the bike trail today .YAY ! I went 22 miles, he went 24. Made good time & my mph's are improving . Still in hubby's dust , but that's ok... I'm doing great & I can''t compare myself to him. He is super fit & competitive so his goals...  Read more

Biking and More Biking

This morning I got a 24-mile ride in before it got too hot, and then it hasn't really gotten hot today. The only thing that could make the weather better would be if we could get some rain!!! It hasn't rained for weeks, and farmers are panicking....  Read more